Conchita Wurst
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Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest with 'Rise Like a Phoenix'

Austria has been crowned the winner of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest held in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen.

Drag act Conchita Wurst won the competition with her song, Rise Like a Phoenix, with 290 points.

Collecting her trophy she said: "This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. You know who you are - we are unity and we are unstoppable."

Footage courtesy of EBU and DR

  • 11 May 2014
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